Resident scholarly activities

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Abstracts


  • 2012
  • Jensen M, Draper J, Harding J, Starr B, Petersen T. The Implementation of an Automated Medication Dispensing System Has Minimal Effect of Anesthetic Practice, NMSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, Feb. 2012; WARC, Los Angeles, 2012; ASA 2012.
  • Ramalingappa H, Degani J, Trillos L, Doran N. Incessant SVT in a Parturient, NMSA 2012.
  • Orihuela, G. Delayed presentation of tension pneumothorax, NMSA 2012.

  • 2011
  • Babb A, Brierley J. Immediate Tracheostomy for Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis after Total Thyroidectomy. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Bhalla KS, Yen T, Deriy L. Anesthetic Management of Congenital Long QT Syndrome. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Bhalla S. 29 year old male with a history of congenital long QT syndrome. Are you sure you want to give that medication?, Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, May 2011
  • Boyd E, Kratzert B. Tracheal Necrosis After Thyroidectomy: The Role of the Nerve Integrity MonitoringTM EMG ETT. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Boyd E, Kratzert W. Tracheal Necrosis after Thyroidectomy: The Role of the Nerve Integrity Monitoring™ EMG Endotracheal Tube,Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, May 2011
  • Charles M, Kratzert B. Myotonic Dystrophy: Anesthesia Considerations for a Patient Presenting for AICD Placement. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Charles M, Kratzert W. Case Report: Myotonic Dystrophy: Anesthesia Considerations in a Patient Presenting for AICD Placement, Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, May 2011
  • Degani J, Chapman N. Pressure Support Autotriggering from Cardiac Oscillations Despite High Trigger Threshold in Patient with Sternectomy. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Hellman A, Gerstein N, Brierley J. Prolonged Neuromuscular Blockade for Myasthenia Gravis in Remission. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Hellman A, Fortner S. Fractured Sternal Wire as Intracardiac Foreign Body. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Hellman A, Fortner S. Fractured Sternal Wire as Intracardiac Foreign Body, Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, May 2011
  • Hellman A, Steele E, Wiesel S. Residual Neuromuscular Blockade – A Quality Improvement Project, CME Conference, 2011.
  • Hinkle C, Trillos L. Hemorrhagic Stroke During Spinal Anesthesia for Elective Repeat Cesarean Section. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Hoard A. Anesthetic Concerns for Patients with Subglottic Stenosis, a common finding in ANCA Positive Vasculitis. Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, April 2011.
  • Kim A, Zolyomi A, Myers O, Arndt C, Yen T, Vagh F. Onset and Duration of Ultrasound Guided Supraclavicular Nerve Blocks Using Ropivacaine versus Ropivacaine-Chloroprocaine Mixture, Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, May 2011
  • Limanovich G, Wiesel S. Osteonecrosis of the Mandible After Attempted Laryngoscopy and Laryngeal Mask Airway Placement, Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, May 2011
  • Reyes K, Billstrand M, Szabo E. Unrecognized Placenta Accreta. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 2011.
  • Rosett, J.S., Wilkerson, J.L., Bowman, B.N., Platero, P., Wallace, J.A., Anderson, T., Candelaria, G., Norenberg, J.P. and Milligan, E.D. Macrophage recruitment to the spinal cord following intrathecal injection of plasmid DNA encoding IL‑10 (pIL‑10): a mechanism to enhance gene therapy as a treatment for neuropathic pain. WARC, Tucson, AZ. April 2011.


  • 2010
  • Bhalla K. Skibba J. Usage of Dexmedetomidine as an Adjunct for Total I.V Administration secondary to the Possibility of Malignant Hyperthermia, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Billstrand M, Kim A: Pulmonary Embolus during TIPS Procedure, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Charles M, Intraoperative Anticoagulation In a Patient With Recurrent Thrombosis and Suspected Herapin Induced Thrombocytopenia, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Charles M, Fortner S. Intraoperative Anticoagulation in a Patient with Recurrent Thrombosis and Suspected Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT). ASA 2010.
  • Deriy L, Billstrand M, Gerstein N. Perioperative Management of an Unusual Case of Esophageal Injury, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Draper J, Harding J: The Effect of CPOE Implementation on Narcotic Prescription and Administration Practices in the PACU, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Draper J, Harding J. The Effect of CPOE Implementation on Narcotic Prescription and Administration Practices in the Immediate Postoperative Period, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Gentry K, Macrophage Recruitment to the Spinal Cord following Intrathecal Injection: A Mechanism to Enhance Gene Therapy as a Treatment for Neuropathic Pain, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Hellman A, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in Pregnancy, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Kim A, Lumbar Epidural with 0.5% Ropivacaine Infusion: How Much is Too Much?, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Michaud R, Bad CPR, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Moruri S, Epidural Pain Management for Metastatic Cancer Pain, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Panikkath P, Anesthetic Management for Cardiac Surgery in a Patient with Huntington's Disease With Incidental Hypercoagulability, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2010
  • Snyder P, Rask J. Semi-Elective Fem-Fem Bypass in a Tracheal Resection, ASA Annual meeting, San Diego, October 2010


  • 2009
  • Bhalla S. Difficult Airway Management of a Pregnant Female with Ludwig Angina and Polysubstance Abuse, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Bhalla K. Skibba J. Usage of Dexmedetomidine as an Adjunct for Total I.V Administration secondary to the Possibility of Malignant Hyperthermia, American Society of Anesthesiologists' Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2009
  • Bhalla K, Szabo E, Usage of neuraxial anesthesia in a pregnant patient with multiple sclerosis, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Billstrand M, Arndt C, Recurrent Diaphragmatic Hernia, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Choo J, Percutaneous lumbar facet fusion - a new approach to treating facet arthropathy, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Dillow J, A case of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis treated with double-lumen tube placement and whole lung lavage, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Douglas A, Chapman N, Anesthetic management of a 23 year old parturient at 22 weeks gestation with large intracardiac and mediastinal mass complicated by severe CHF, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Gentry K, Harding J, Kennedy K, Szabo E, Ogburn T, Kalishman S. Development of a Tool to Assess Professionalism. WARC, Rancho Las Palmas CA, 2009
  • Kim A, A case of prolonged neuromuscular blockade after succinylcholine infusion and reversal of phase II block during urgent cesarean section, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Michaud R, Gerstein N. Tracheotomy Hemorrhage and Obstruction Detected during Anesthesia Induction, American Society of Anesthesiologists' Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2009
  • Michaud R, Gerstein N,Tracheotomy Hemorrhage and Obstruction Detected during Anesthesia Induction, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Michaud R, Arndt C,Case Presentation of Neck Pain and Upper Extremity Radiculopathic Symptoms with each Bolus of a Lumbar Epidural, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Shy K, Intraoperative management of amniotic fluid embolism after emergency placental retention in a patient with placenta increta, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Vender S, Fortner S, Emergency Surgery for Subdural Hemorrhage in a Patient with an Acute Myocardial Infarction, Western Anesthesiology Residents Conference, Irvine CA, May 2010
  • Yee D, Arndt C, Catamenial Pneumothorax: Case Report and Literature Review, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009
  • Yen T, Doran N, Anesthetic management of Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome: a rare associated condition of pediatric neuroblastoma, WARC, Rancho Las Palmas, CA, 2009


  • 2008
  • Arzillo T, Phillips J, The Use of Nasal Dexmedtomidine for Imaging Sedation in an Autistic Child, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Billstrand M, Fortner S, Ankylosing Spondylitis and an Emergency Airway, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Buys M, Jaime F, Intrathecal Normal Saline for the Prevention of Postdural Puncture Headache, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Crabtree M, Zuniga R, The Use of Baclofen for Treating the Spasticity of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Douglas A, Harding J, Doran N: Prolonged insertion of an Intubating LMA,WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Ford H, Doran N, Esophageal Bronchus with Tracheal Reimplantation: A Case Presentation, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Hansen A, Zuniga R, Lumbar Discogram During A Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Jaime F, Buys M, Jou F, Szabo E, Zolyomi A. Intrathecal Normal Saline for the Prevention of Post Dual Puncture Headache in Parturients, ASRA, Cancun, Mexico, 2008
  • Jaime F, Hinkle C, Szabo E, Spinal Anesthesia for Post Partum Tubal Ligation: A Comparison of Lidocaine vs. Meperidine, PGA, New York, NY, December 2008
  • Michaud R, Wiesel S, Intubation of a Difficult Airway with Ketamine Anesthesia and Two-Person Direct Laryngoscopy-Assisted Fiberoptic Intubation, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Rogers D, Wills J, An Electrical Injury in the Operating Room and Current Electrical Standards, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Yen T, Starr B, Common & Uncommon Causes of Occluded Double Lumen Tube, WARC, Seattle, WA, 2008


  • 2007
  • Buys MJ, Harding J, Pneumothorax after Shallow Depth Thoracic Paravertebral Nerve Block, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Ford H, Chapman N, Perioperative Use of Nitric Oxide: a case report, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Dellabarca C, Zuniga R, Koshkin E, Combination Cryotherapy/Kyphoplasty for the Management of Vertebral Metastatic Disease, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Pace D, Fortner S, Burstrom R, Jaime F, Serial Nasal Fiberoptic Intubations in a Patent with Mandible Fracture, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Tadler SC, Sakoglu U, Okada Y, Posse S, Caprihan A, Purvis B, Chapman N, Sood R, Imaging Somatosensory Cortical Activation in the Piglet with BOLD fMRI, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Torgeson E, Gerstein N, Sanders J. Intrathecal Baclofen Added to Spinal Bupavicaine Reduces Pain at Three Months in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Van Etten L, Arndt C, 11 y/o with Juvenile Paget’s Disease (JPD) and Cavernous Carotid Aneurism Undergoing Extracranial to Intracranial Bypass with Subsequent Embolization Utilizing LICOX Cerebral Perfusion Monitoring, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007
  • Yen T, Fortner S, Harding J: Current Role of Vasopressin in Cardiac Resuscitation, WARC, Sacramento, CA, 2007


  • 2006
  • Burrup C, Hirst R, Abnormally Low Cerebral Oximeter Baseline and Subsequent Interventions with Perioperative Neuromonitoring on Valve Replacement Surgery, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Ford H, Fortner S, Management of the In-Situ Combitube: How Do You Achieve a Definitive Airway?, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Ford H, Fortner S, Management of the In-Situ Combitube: How Do You Achieve a Definitive Airway, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Gerstein N, Rosenberg C, Exhausted Amsorb Plus CO2 Absorbent Recognized Only By Inspired-CO2, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Gerstein N, Tadler S, Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery (PICA) Aneurysm Clipping During Pregnancy, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Gerstein N, Rosenberg C, Exhausted Amsorb Plus CO2 Absorbent Recognized Only By Inspired-CO2, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Gerstein N, Tadler S, Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery (PICA) Aneurysm Clipping During Pregnancy, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Greco M, Martin HB, Removal of Old Indwelling Foreign Body Acting as Left Bronchial Stent Results in Ball-Valve Airway Obstruction, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Poulter A, Brierley J. Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema in a Healthy 17-Month-Old Infant, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Poulter A, Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema in a Healthy 17-Month-Old Infant, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Sanders J, Wills J, Zurovec A, The Effect of 3-D Haptic Simulation on the Learning Process for Spinal Needle Placement, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006
  • Starr B, Anesthetic Management of Pneumomediastinum Resulting from a Combitube Injury, WARC, Snowbird, UT, 2006


  • 2005
  • Arndt C, Moro M. Intraoperative Hydrothorax and PEA Related to Right Internal Jugular Venous Catheterization During Scoliosis Surgery: A Case Report, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2005
  • Burrup C, Vagh F, Rosett R, Dunagan J. Technique Modifications to the Psoas Compartment Block to Minimize Epidural-Like Spread, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2005
  • Gerstein N, Intrathecal Baclofen for Postoperative Analgesia in Total Knee Arthoplasty, World Congress of Pain, Sydney Australia (accepted for presentation in Aug 2005)
  • Koshkin E, Sanders JC, A Case of Persistently Positive Test Dose in an Infant with Caudal and Lumbar Epidural Catheters Demonstrated Only By Change in T-Wave Morphology, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2005
  • Tadler S, Fortner S, Abnormal Capnogram During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2005
  • Torgeson E, Fortner S. Emergent Treatment of Tracheal Stenosis: A Case Report, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2005
  • Volesky P, Harding J, A Retrospective Analysis of Hypothermia During MRI Scanning Under General Anesthesia, WARC, Anaheim, CA, 2005


  • 2004
  • Arndt C, Sanders J, McGrew M, King M, A Survey of Perceived Knowledge Needs in Anesthesiology During Medical School Training, WARC, Denver, CO, 2004
  • Burrup C, An Unusual Case of a Tooth Aspiration Associated with Tracheal Intubation, WARC, Denver, CO, 2004
  • Melbihess E, Wiesel S, Smith A, Wills J, Massive Perioperative Pulmonary Embolism of a Renal Cell Tumor Diagnosed by an Increased A-a Gradient for CO2, WARC, Denver, CO, 2004


  • 2003
  • Delgado A, Sanders, JC. A Technique to Minimize Nasopharyngeal Trauma & Epistaxis During Nasotracheal Intubation, WARC, Palo Alto, CA, 2003
  • Olsen J, Diana P. An Unusual Case of a Penetrating Chest Wound, WARC, Palo Alto, CA, 2003
  • Vielavicius M. Comparison of Adenotonsillectomy Complications in Pediatric Patients With and Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), WARC, Palo Alto, CA, 2003
  • Wiesel S, Fortner S, Gunawardena CN. Prototype of an Online, Collaborative Learning Experience Using WebCT to Support Problem-Based Learning, SEA Annual Meeting, Montreal, WARC, Palo Alto, CA, 2003


  • 2002
  • Chinthagada D, King M. A Case of Venous Air Embolism During Spinal Surgery, WARC, 2002.
  • Jaime F. Combined Spinal Epidural for Labor Analgesia: A Comparison Between Intrathecal Meperidine, Fentanyl, and Bupivacaine, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2002.
  • St. George B, Jaime F. Intrathecal Meperidine Causes Significant Fetal Bradycardia During Labor, WARC, 2002.
  • Vielavicius M, Jaime F. Effectiveness of Epidural Blood Patch for Treatment of Post-dural Puncture Headache, WARC, 2002.


  • 2001
  • Charsley MM, Abram SE, Harrell T. The Injection of Intrathecal Normal Saline Reduces the Severity of Postdural Puncture Headache, WARC, 2001.
  • Dahms D. Epidural Hematoma Following Continuous Lumbar Epidural in a Non-Coagulopathic Pre-Eclamptic, WARC, 2001.
  • Jaime F, Vielavicius M. Unintentional Dural Puncture and the Efficacy of Epidural Blood Patches at UNMH, WARC, 2001.
  • Martin HB, McCallum M, Stofer W, Eichinger M. Kavain Attenuates Vascular Contractivity Through Inhibition of Calcium Channels, FASEB, 2001.
  • McCallum M, Martin HB, Stofer W, Eichinger M. Kavain Attenuates Vascular Contractivity Through Inhibition of Calcium Channel, WARC, 2001.
  • Walters W, Jaime F. Combined Spinal Epidural for Labor Analgesia: A Comparison Between Intrathecal Meperidine, Fentanyl, and Bupivacaine, WARC, 2001.


  • 2000
  • Cuadra A. Kavain Inhibits Isoproterenol-Induced Airway Smooth Muscle Relaxation, WARC, 2000.
  • Dahms D. Supratentorial Stridor: Presentation, Diagnosis and Management, WARC, 2000.
  • Sun J. Separate Combined Spinal and Epidural (SCSE) for Labor Analgesia, WARC, 2000.
  • Walters W. Avoiding Systemic Complications From Lidocaine After a Bier Block, WARC, 2000.
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Publications

  • 2005
  • Dellabarca C, Servilla KS, Hart B, Murata GH, Tzamaloukas AH, Osmotic Myelinolysis Following Chronic Hyponatremia Corrected at an Overall Rate Consistent with Current Recommendations, Int Urol Nephrol. 2005; 37(1):171-3.


  • 2004
  • Sanders JC, Gandhoke R, Moro M. Lumbar Epidural Blood Patch to Treat a Large, Symptomatic Postsurgical Cerebrospinal Leak of 5 Weeks Duration in a 3YO, Anesth. Anal 2004:98:629-31
  • Slominski M, Abram S, Zuniga R, Intrathecal Baclofen in Pain Management. Reg. Anesth. and Pain Med. 29, No.3, 2004: pp. 269-76
  • Toma G, Amcheslavasky V, Zelman V, DeWitt D, Prough D, Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema: Pathogenesis, Clinical Picture, and Clinical Management, Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain, Vol 23, No 3, Sep 2004:221-229


  • 2002
  • Martin, H, McCallum M, Stofer W, Eichinger M: Kavain Attenuates Vascular Contractility Through Inhibition of Calcium Channels, Planta Medica. 68 (9) 784-789, 2002
  • Sanders J, A Comparison of Internet Usage between Two Residency Programs in the United Kingdom and the United States. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2002 Aug;14(5): 388-94.
  • Zuniga R, Perera S, Abram S. Intrathecal Baclofen: A Useful Agent in the Treatment of Well-Established Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2002; Vol 27(1):90-93.


  • 2001
  • Charsley MM, Abram SE. The Injection of Intrathecal Normal Saline Reduces the Severity of Postdural Puncture Headache, Reg Anesth Pain Med, 2001; 26:301-305.


  • 2000
  • Velarde C, Leon R, Zuniga RE, Abram SE. Cranial Nerve Palsy and Intracranial Subdural Hematoma Following Implantation of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Device, Reg Anesth Pain Med, 2000; 25:76-78.
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Presentations

  • 2011
  • Rosett J. Macrophage recruitment to the spinal cord following intrathecal injection of plasmid DNA encoding IL-10 (pDNA-IL-10): a mechanism to enhance gene therapy as a treatment for neuropathic pain. Western Anesthesiology Resident Conference, Tucson AZ, April 2011.


  • 2010
  • Bhalla S: Sun 17th 11:45-1:30 Difficult Airway Management of a Pregnant Female with Ludwig Angina and Polysubstance Abuse, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Billstrand M, Kim A: Pulmonary Embolus during TIPS Procedure, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Charles M: Peri operative Anticoagulation in a Patient with Recurrent Thrombosis and Suspected Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT), ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Deriy L: Perioperative Management of an Unusual Case of Esophageal Injury, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Hellman A: Placenta Percreta with Pelvic Organ Invasion, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Limanovich E: Cardiac Arrest during Robot Assisted Prostatectomy, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Panikkath P: Anesthetic Management for Cardiac Surgery in a Patient with Huntington’s Disease with Incidental Hypercoagulability, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Rothfork J: Tension Pneumothorax in Non-Operative Lung During Thoracotomy, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010
  • Vender S: Acute Subdural Hemorrhage in the Setting of an Acute Myocardial Infarction, ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2010


  • 2009
  • Arndt C, Billstrand M, Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery in a Patient with Myophosphorylase Deficiency, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Bhalla K, Skibba J, Fortner S, Usage of Dexmedetomidine for Non-Triggering Anesthesia Secondary to Possibility of Malignant Hyperthermia, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Deriy, L; Fortner, S; Rask J. Severe Third-spacing in a Pregnant Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension. ASA National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2009.
  • Deriy L, Yen T, Fortner S. An Unusual Case of Venocaval Compression Leading to Right Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Douglas A, Dillow J, Chapman N, Fortner S. Anesthetic Management of Parturient at 22 Weeks Gestation with a Large Intracardiac and Mediastinal Mass Complicated by Severe CHF, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in the Preeclamptic Patient. Problem Based Learning Discussion. Facilitator: Fortner S MD, American Society of Anesthesiologists National Meeting (New Orleans, Louisana) 2009
  • Gentry K, Harding J, Development of an assessment tool for professionalism, WARC 2009
  • Gentry K, Moro M, Spafford M, Anesthesia for Tracheal Resecton in a 13 Year-Old Female, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Kim A, Brierley J, Anesthesia for above Knee Amputation in an Adult Patient with Epidermolysis Bullosa, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Kirschbaum K, Fortner S, Invitational Rhetoric as a Tool for Surgeon/Anesthesiologist Communication, Society for Education in Anesthesia, Spring Meeting, Seattle, 2009
  • Koshkin E, Vertebral Compression Fractures: Diagnosis and Treatment Options, New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants, Albuquerque, NM 2009
  • Marinaro, J., Maxfield, K., Tawil, I., Crandall, C., Data Collection in Critical Care: Is There an Optimal Time? Critical Care Medicine, 2008. Volume 36(12), 250 Supplement; Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, February 2009 Poster Presentation
  • Michaud R, Gerstein N, Tracheostomy Hemorrhage in the PACU after a Fresh Trach 3 Days Out Had a PSF and Was Immediately Taken Back to the OR To Control the Bleeding with Obstruction Occurring with Gas Induction, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Moro M, Hypnosis: Historical perspectives, literature review and implications for current practice, Grand Rounds Lecture Series, UNM Department of Anesthesiology, Sept 2009
  • Overbaugh R, Abstract and Televised presentation at the 2009 ASRA fall Meeting in San Antonio, TX. The Use of Ultrasound guidance for cryoablation of the genito-femoral nerve. Grand Rounds University of New Mexico, Department of Anesthesiology. Sympathetically maintained pain, CRPSI and CRPSII. August 2009.
  • Rask J, Shy K, Surviving Amniotic Fluid Embolism, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Saquib, D., Miller, M., Tawil, I., Crandall, C., & Marinaro, J., Predictors of Intubation in Thoracic Trauma. Critical Care Medicine, 2008. Volume 36(12), 563 Supplement; Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, February 2009 Poster Presentation
  • Szabo S, Arndt C, Jensen K, Anesthesia for Cesarean Section in a Patient with Diastrophic Dysplasia, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009
  • Yee D, Phillips J, Tonsillectomy in a Two Year Old Female with Prader-Willi Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2009


  • 2008
  • Baker E, Michaud R, Fulminate Pulmonary Edema in Lengthy Cystoscopy, Ureteroscopy Case, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Buys M, Jaime F, Szabo E, Zolyomi A, Jou F, Intrathecal Normal Saline for the Prevention of Postdural Puncture Headache, ASRA, Cancun, Mexico May 2, 2008
  • Doran N, Yen T, Anesthetic Management of Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome: A Rare Associated Syndrome of Neuroblastoma, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Fortner S, Baker E, Douglas A, Pericardial Window for Pericardial Effusion in a Patient with a Large Mediastinal Mass, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Jankowski RM, Royce ME, Lee S, Kang H, Arndt C, Rosett RL, Vagh F, Koshkin E, Zolyomi A, Wallace AM; Paravertebral Block for Breast Surgery: A Cost Analysis. Poster presentation at the 31st Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX, December 11-14, 2008.
  • Martin H, Ruiz Zaita A, CABG in a Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Moro M, Rogers D, Use of Dexmedetomidine for a Posterior Spinal Fusion in a Fifteen Year Old with Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Overbaugh R,Grand Rounds Department of Primary Care NMVAHCS: Management of Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain. 2008
  • Phillips J, Yen T, The Wake-Up Test and Pediatric Spine Surgery – Does it Work for a Six Year Old? 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Tawil, I., Marinaro, J., Brown, L., Development and validation of a tool for assessing understanding of brain death. Neurocritical Care Society National Meeting, 2008.
  • Wiesel S, Michaud R, Intubation of a Difficult Airway with Ketamine Anesthesia and Two-Person Direct Laryngoscopy-Assisted Fiberoptic Intubation after Failed Local Topicalization, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Wills J, Albin M, Schwend R, A Survey of Outcomes after Venous Air Embolism in the Prone Position During Spine Surgery, ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting May 2, 2008
  • Zolyomi A, Michaud R, Cesarean Section in a Patient with Uncorrected D-Transposition of the Great Arteries, 2008 ASA Annual Meeting


  • 2007
  • Brierley J, Baker EB, McEwen D, Long Q-T Syndrome and the Parturient: A Discussion, 2007 ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Buys M, Management of Delivery in a 38-Week OB Parturient 27 y.o. Woman with Aortic Coarctation and Chronic Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Crabtree M, Intrathecal Baclofen as a Treatment for Spasticity of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Dellabarca C, Fortner S, Severe Pulmonary Edema After Repair of Critical Aortic Stenosis, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Dillow J, The Epidural Sieve: Atypical Abdominal Pain Signaling Uterine Rupture in Women with Continuous Labor Epidurals, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Fortner S, Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and the Severe Preeclamptic Patient, PBLD case discussion, 2007 ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, Oct 2007
  • Greco M, Fortner S, Independent Lung Ventilation for Bronchopleural Fistula Repair, American Society of Anesthesiologists National Meeting (San Francisco, California) October 2007
  • Harding J, Geriatric Sedation, UNM National Procedural Sedation Course, Albuquerque NM, March 2007
  • Jaime F, “Emergent Cesarian Section following a Continuous Spinal Epidural Analgesia”, Medically Challenging Cases, American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Marinaro, J., Bauman, M., Rosenbaum, E., Tawil, I., Pol, I., Crandall, C., Ultrasonographic Determination of Pubic Symphyseal Widening in Trauma- The FAST-PS Study. American College of Emergency Medicine Conference, 2007
  • Poulter J, Fortner S, Kandra B, Mitral Valve Thrombosis with Post-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Pulmonary Edema, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Poulter J, Fortner S, ‘Off-Site’ Anesthesia for a Patient with Superior Vena Cava Syndrome and a Mediastinal Mass, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Toma G, Fortner S, Patient with Marked Mydriasis After Nasal Fiberoptic Intubation for Multiple Dental Extractions, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007
  • Wiesel S, Jaime F, Sanders J, Airway Management Techniques: Workshops, The New Mexico State Society Meeting, Albuquerque, NM April 2007
  • Yen T, Fortner S, Hyperkalemic Cardiac Arrest in a Patient on Valerian Root, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, October 2007


  • 2006
  • Dahlgren N, Zuniga R, Spinal Cord Stimulator Treatment of Rheumatologic Peripheral Vascular Disease, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Dellabarca C, Skibba J, Dexmedetomidine as an Anesthetic Agent for the Placement of Deep Brain Stimulator Implants, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Dunagan J, Rosett R, Vagh F, Workshop on Paravertebral Blocks - Clinical Anesthesia Best Practice, New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Albuquerque NM, Mar 2006
  • Fortner S, Kirschbaum K, Improving relationships with Patients through Improved Communication Skills: 50 minute Round Table Discussion, The International SUN Conference on Teaching and Learning, 2006
  • Greco M, Martin H, Removal of Old Indwelling Foreign Body Acting as Left Bronchial Stent Results in Ball Valve Airway Obstruction, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Harding J, Geriatric Sedation, Procedural Sedation Workshops, UNM National Procedural Sedation Course, Albuquerque NM, Mar 2006
  • Jaime F, Allen G, Crash C-Section After CSE, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Koshkin E, Zuniga R, Facial-Occipital Implantation of Spinal Cord Stimulator Leads for Treatment of Refractory Trigeminal Neuralgia, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Overbaugh R, ASA New Orleans. 2006 Poster Presentation: Incidence of Peri-operative MI in Critically Burned Patients undergoing surgery.
  • Poulter A, Skibba J, Dexmedetomidine as the Sole Anesthetic for a 37-Year-Old Male Undergoing Vocal Cord Medialization, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Poulter A, Wills J, Clinical Experience with a Bupivacaine Spinal Anesthetic for a 65-Year-Old Female with Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Rogers D, McMurry M, Fortner S, Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Torgeson E, Fortner S, Management of Severe Tracheal Stenosis, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Vagh F, Nerve Blocks and Local Anesthesia, New Mexico Chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians: Emergency Medicine Symposium, Albuquerque, NM April 2006
  • Vagh F, Regional Anesthesia, SPARSH Orthopedic Hospital, Society of Anesthesiologists, Bangalore, India, November 2006
  • Vagh F, Regional Anesthesia, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India, November 2006
  • Van Etten L, Fortner S, General Anesthetic for 31-Year-Old with a History of Tetrology of Fallot and Eisenmenger Physiology, 2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, Oct 2006
  • Zurovec A, Sanders J, Wills J, Effect of Haptic Simulator on the Success Of Spinal Needle Placement, Society for Education in Anesthesia Spring Meeting, Nashville TN, Jun 2006.


  • 2005
  • Albin S, Paterson A, Schwend R, Wills J, Intraoperative Visible Bubbling of Air May Be The First Sign of Venous Air Embolism During Posterior Surgery for Scoliosis. Podium Presentation. American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Orthopaedics. AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Washington DC. Octrober 8-9, 2005.
  • Burrup C, Vagh F, Rosett R, Dunagan J. Technique Modifications to the Psoas Compartment Block to Minimize Epidural-Like Spread, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Annual Fall Pain Medicine Meeting and Workshop, Miami Beach, FL. November 18, 2005
  • Burstrom R, Grand Rounds: Pre-procedural Assessment of Elderly Patients, Southeastern New Mexico Hospital, Roswell, New Mexico, October 2005.
  • Burstrom R, Preoperative Management of the Elder Requiring Anesthesia and Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital, UNM Family Practice Residency Program, Sante Fe NM, 2005
  • Fortner S, Problem-based learning and Freshman: Self-selected Learning Issues as a Basis for Assessment, The International SUN Conference on Teaching and Learning 2005
  • Gerstein N, Intrathecal Baclofen for Postoperative Analgesia in Total Knee Arthoplasty, World Congress of Pain, Sydney Australia (accepted for presentation in Aug 2005.
  • Harding J, Geriatric Sedation, National Procedural Sedation Course, Albuquerque NM, Feb 2005
  • Horowitz M, The Trauma/Disaster/Casualty Kit, International Meeting on Medical Simulation, Jan 2005
  • Rosett R, Perioperative Pain Management for Outpatient Surgical Procedures, Peri-Anesthesia Nurses Association of NM, Albuquerque NM, March 2005
  • Rosett R, Dunagan J, Vagh F, Regional Blocks for Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, Aug 2005
  • Rosett R, Perioperative Pain Management for Outpatient Surgical Procedures, Peri-Anesthesia Nurses Association of NM, Albuquerque NM, March 2005
  • Sanders JC, Pain Management in Children, Visiting Professor, Loma Linda University, San Francisco CA, 2005
  • Sanders JC, The Use of Inhaled Anesthetic Agents in Children, Visiting Professor, Loma Linda University, San Francisco CA, 2005
  • Wills J, Schwend R, Albin M. Is the Incidence of Venous Air Embolism Under-Estimated During Spine Surgery in the Prone Position? Society of Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care, Atlanta, October 21, 2005
  • Zolyomi A, Obstetric Anesthesia Update, Department of Obstetrics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, March 2005
  • Zolyomi A, Obstetric Anesthesia Update, Department of Obstetrics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, March 2005


  • 2004
  • Burstrom R, Preoperative Management of the Elder Requiring Anesthesia and Surgery, New Mexico Geriatric Education Center Summer Geriatric Institute, 2004
  • Overbaugh R, Faculty Lecturer,U.S. Army Regional Anesthesia Conference San Antonio, TX. April 2004. Neural Blockade of the Proximal Lower Extremity.
  • Rosett R, Perioperative Pain Management for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgical Procedures, Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, April 2004
  • Rosett R, Regional Blocks for Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, Aug 2004
  • Rosett R, Dunagan J, Vagh F, Perioperative Pain Management for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgical Procedures, Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, April 2004
  • Wilks D, Bedside Teaching for the Surgical Patient Utilizing the Human Patient Simulator, University of Massachusetts Simulation Conference, Boston MA, April 2004
  • Wilks D, Education or Technology First, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference, San Diego CA, Jan 2004
  • Wilks D, How Do Our Students Learn—Basic Educational Principles, University of Massachusetts Simulation Conference, Boston MA April 2004
  • Wilks D, Use of the HPS for Surgical Simulation, Human Patient Simulator Network, Tampa FL, Feb 2004
  • Wilks D, Use of the HPS Simulator for Training Hospitalist Physicians, American Association of Hospital Physicians, New Orleans LA, April 2004
  • Wilks D, Rudawsky R. Simulation Curriculum for Fourth Year Medical Students, International Meeting on Medical Simulation, Albuquerque NM, Jan 2004
  • Wilks D, Workshop, Anesthetic Crisis Utilizing the Human Patient Simulator, New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists, Albuquerque NM, May 2004
  • Wilks D, Using Human Patient Simulation to Teach the ACGME General Competencies, Visiting Professor, University of California-Davis, Sacramento CA, Sep 2004


  • 2003
  • Eichorn M, Skartwed R, Wilks D. Advanced Cardiac Life Support And Evaluation Using A Full-Bodied High Fidelity Human Patient Simulator, International Meeting On Medical Simulation, Jan 2003.
  • Overbaugh R, Guest lecturer, European Regional Medical Command International Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany. Neural Blockade of the Lower Extremity, September 2003.
  • Overbaugh R, Guest lecturer, European Medical Command International Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany. Sympathetically Mediated Pain and It’s Management, September 2003
  • Overbaugh R, Sympathetically Maintained Pain CRPS I and II, Grand Rounds, Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall AFMC, May 2003
  • Overbaugh R, Regional Anesthesia of the Lower Extremity, Grand Rounds, Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall AFMC, February 2003
  • Overbaugh R, Faculty Lecturer,U.S. Army Regional Anesthesia Conference San Antonio, TX. Neural Blockade of the Proximal Lower Extremity, January 2003
  • Overbaugh R, Lecturer Emergent Airway Management in Critically Wounded individuals: San Antonio International Trauma Symposium. 2002-2003
  • Rosett R, Regional Blocks for Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, 2003
  • Rosett R, Dunagan J, Vagh F, Regional Blocks for Upper Extremity Surgery, Department of Orthopedics Grand Rounds, UNM, Albuquerque NM, 2003
  • Skartwed R, Ferguson S, Eichorn M, Wilks D. Using Different Educational Modalities To Optimize Efficiency In Simulation, International Meeting On Medical Simulation, Jan 2003.
  • Wilks D, High Tech vs. Low Tech Simulation in Surgery, International Meeting on Medical Simulation (Panel Moderator and Presenter), Jan 2003
  • Wilks DH, Diana P. Human Patient Simulator Workshop, New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting, Albuquerque NM, May 2003.


  • 2002
  • Fatta C, Morales J, Skartwed R, Wilks DH. The Use Of A Whole Body Simulator To Train Respiratory Therapy Students Advanced Applications Skills, International Meeting on Medical Simulation, Jan 2002.
  • Jaime F. Combined Spinal Epidural for Labor Analgesia: A Comparison Between Intrathecal Meperidine, Fentanyl, and Bupivacaine, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2002.
  • Overbaugh R, Anesthesic Management of Obstetric Hemorrage, Grand Rounds, Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall AFMC, May 2002
  • Skartwed R, Hansbarger C, Wilks DH. Training Program Designed To Prepare Educators From Multiple Disciplines To Use Simulation As An Educational Tool, International Meeting on Medical Simulation, Jan 2002.
  • Wilks D, Workshop Coordinator, Development of a Simulation Center, Group on Resident Affairs, Scottsdale AZ, April 2002
  • Wilks D, Workshop, Anesthesia Simulation with an HPS, New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists, Albuquerque NM, May 2002
  • Wilks D, Lecture, Simulation and the GME General Competencies, New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists, Albuquerque NM, May 2002
  • Wilks D, Panel Moderator, Graduate Medical Education Abstracts, San Francisco CA, Nov 2002
  • Wilks D, Panel Moderator, Now We’re Being Asked to Measure What We Teach: Developing Assessment Programs, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Orland FL, Oct 2002


  • 2001
  • Coy D. Differential Gene Expression in Acute Lung Injury, Acute Lung Injury Sandwich Session Presentation, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 30th International Educational & Scientific Symposium. Feb 2001.
  • Overbaugh R, Anesthesic Management of Spinal Cord Injuries, Grand Rounds, Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall AFMC, October 2001
  • Zuniga R. Implanted Infusion Pumps in the Treatment of Chronic Pain, UNM Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, Albuquerque NM, 2001.


  • 2000
  • Coy D. Gene Expression in Acute Lung Injury, Annual Meeting Poster Discussion, American Society of Anesthesiology, Oct 2000.
  • Overbaugh R, SAMBA Washington D.C. Poster Presentation: Use of Intranasal Fentanyl in Pediatric Patients for Preoperative Sedation, May 2000.
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Chapters

  • Bijak G, Zuniga R, Five Minute Pain Consult Book, Myofascial Pain, eds: Sidell